Microsoft Windows Phone 7 User Interface, has been a real inspiration to Illustrate .Which has a great Metro Design Style with some real explosive color palate. The most interesting part is the straight forward layout, which creates a great user friendly Interface.
Time and then there has been a huge design sophistication, in which the way a brand is presented in the Online World. Every brand wants to reach out to people & tell them about their unique concepts both contextually & visually. Competition out in the Online World has gradually made the brand aware about the growing concept design trends in which they can stand unique in the minds of the people when recalled & also while browsing through.
Times we must have also come across some sites which we refer & after a year or so we will see a total revamp or slight changes on it. So time & then people are surely working on refining the concept brand message that they want people to recognize & also make it more accessible.
There are some sites I refer for Concept Inspiration & are a great bunch to learn from the uniqueness which runs so strongly.